Rita HALL, Blow fly Enlarge 1 /1


The Netherlands born 1947

  • To Australia 1951

Blow fly 1979 Description: fabric length
Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: textiles, screenprint, cotton

Primary Insc: Printed mark l.r. "... Rita Hall"; Printed mark l.r. "Designed &/Printed by ..."
Dimensions: 297.0 h x 122.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1980
Accession No: NGA 80.2261
Image rights: © Rita Hall

Rita Hall drew upon Bush imagery for her Blow fly fabric of 1979, in which this aggressive and persistent insect is blown uup to grotesque proportions and detail.

Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra